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Poema de La Siguiriya Gitana

for tenor, cello and percussion

Year:  2020 Instrumentation:  tenor, cello, percussion (vibraphone, woodblocks, tuned metal plates)

Year:  2020
Instrumentation  tenor, cello, percussion (v...

Alex Taylor

Composer:   Alex Taylor

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Alex Taylor: Poema de La Si...

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This cycle of seven songs is a setting of Lorca’s 'Poema de La Siguiriya Gitana' (Poem of the Gypsy Siguiriya), written in 1921 but not published until 1931 in the collection Poema del Cante Jondo (Poem of the Deep Song). In striking and sometimes disjunct imagery, Lorca’s poems reflect an elemental musical event, a gypsy singer sweeping through a small rural settlement in Andalusia. There are elements of narrative and sonic clarity, but the poems place the cante jondo (an ancestor of flamenco music) in a network of rich symbols connected to landscape, pain and memory.

Contents note

I. Paisaje
II. La Guitarra
III. El Grito
IV. El Silencio
V. El Paso de La Siguiriya
VI. Después de pasar
VII. Y Después

Text note

Text by Federico Garcia Lorca (from Poem of the Deep Song, 1921)